Andrew brings over 20 years of financial industry experience to Hawthorn alongside a background in media communications.
Andrew started his career as a China analyst at the Bank of England before moving to the asset management industry as a portfolio manager with Morgan Grenfell, where he specialised in Asian equities based in Singapore during the mid-1990s. Andrew subsequently managed global equity funds for both Goldman Sachs and JP Morgan in London. He later moved into Equity Sales for Morgan Stanley and most recently Citigroup, where Andrew established and led Citi’s first Asia-based Global Sales team in Hong Kong, introducing management and IROs of European and US companies to investors across the Asia-Pacific region.
Interspersed with his banking career, Andrew founded social media consultancy Windfall Media, a technology-led agency and one of the early movers in online reputation management. Here, Andrew advised a broad range of leading global brands on their digital presence, including HSBC, Rolls Royce, Porsche, Dell and Ernst & Young.
Andrew holds MA and M.Phil. degrees in Geography and International Relations from the University of Cambridge.